Monday, August 10, 2020

Tag: abortion

Landmark measure to repeal ‘racist,’ anti-choice Helms Amendment hailed as step...

“Abortion care is healthcare and healthcare is a fundamental human right.”

The personal is still political – and it’s planetary, too

I had an abortion and now I'm not ashamed.

Abortion discrimination in the workplace is illegal says U.S. district court

The federal judge ruled that it is illegal to discriminate in employment because of "pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions."

‘It’s bad for business:’ CEOs speak out against attacks on reproductive...

"As anti-choice politicians are escalating attacks on these fundamental freedoms we encourage the entire business community to join us in protecting access to reproductive healthcare in the critical months and years to come."

Ask for Jane: Meet the underground feminist group that provided abortions...

“Ask for Jane.” Those were the magic words that provided thousands of women access to safe abortions before the landmark Roe v. Wade.

A win for women: Federal judge strikes down Mississippi abortion ban

"Banning abortions after the detection of a fetal heartbeat, the law prevents a woman's free choice, which is central to personal dignity and autonomy."

Missouri’s last abortion clinic faces imminent closure. Meet one of the...

“This is harassment and attempted intimidation of doctors at the highest levels of government.”

The new states’ rights

The right to control women's bodies.

Megadonor’s threat wasn’t enough to stop Missouri abortion ban

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Friday signed a bill into law that would ban abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy, defying a plea from a major megadonor.

INSTITUTE INDEX: The secret money behind the push to ban abortion

There are a number of people "more dedicated to the enterprise of building a Supreme Court that will overturn Roe v. Wade."

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Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.

It could have been different

And keep in mind, when assessing this world I’m going to leave behind to those I hold near and dear, that Covid-19 is hardly the worst of it. Behind that pandemic is something so much worse.

Era of US domination of Latin America coming to an end

As U.S. empire fades, so might the Monroe Doctrine come to an end.

U.S. Cold War China policy will isolate the U.S, not China

The U.S. must stop pursuing its counterproductive effort to undermine China, and instead work with all our neighbors on this small planet.